Book of the Dead (TombQuest, Book 1)

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9780545788403: Book of the Dead (TombQuest, Book 1)
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When Alex's mother uses the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead to bring him back from the brink of death, she inadvertently summons a slew of other spirits from the underworld. Alex and his best friend Ren must travel around the world in order to save his mother and lay these scheming undead villains to rest once and for all!

Listen to the book, and then go online and let the adventure continue! Join Alex and Ren in protecting powerful amulets. Players will delve deep into the pyramids and tombs where they will create, share, and play - creating tombs and traps of their own!

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Michael Northrop is the New York Times bestselling author of TombQuest, an epic book and game adventure series featuring the magic of ancient Egypt. He is also the author of Trapped, an Indie Next List selection, and Plunked, a New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing selection and an NPR Backseat Book Club pick. An editor at Sports Illustrated Kids for many years, he now writes full-time from his home in New York City. Learn more at michaelnorthrop.net.

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"Like a preteen Indiana Jones and Lara Croft, Alex and Ren make a compelling duo, and Northrop balances pathos and action effectively to engage readers. Funny and smart, Alex and Ren are excellent companions for this fast-paced and scorpion-filled ride."-- Kirkus Reviews
 
"A thrilling adventure rich in Egyptian mythology and magic. . . . Sure to be a blockbuster." -- Booklist
 
“Nonstop action . . . reluctant readers will enjoy the fast-paced story and the accompanying interactive computer game, and they will look forward to future installments.” --  Voice of Youth Advocates

"The plot moves quickly and will appeal to reluctant readers looking for adventure [and] danger." -- School Library Journal

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